Anglicans have come out in force to offer prayer and protest around Aotearoa New Zealand, as they joined with secondary students in their Greta Thunberg-inspired School Strike for Climate.
• Rev Sarah West speaks in Newshub video
• UK Christians join climate strike events
• Tens of thousands across New Zealand march for climate action
The Diocese of Wellington focused on celebrating as a church family and keeping their action focus on child poverty, climate change and discipleship at diocesan synod this year.
The Selwyn Foundation is calling for registrations for its 2019 Spirituality and Ageing Conference this November, which will focus on building spiritual resilience as older people.
Bishop Ngarahu Katene has ordained eight deacons to serve in Māori pastorates and parishes across Te Pīhopatanga o Te Manawa o Te Wheke this week.
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has raised the alarm about human rights abuses being carried out against peaceful protestors in West Papua.
Worshippers from across Otago and Southland celebrated 150 years of the Anglican Diocese of Dunedin in a festival Eucharist at St Paul’s Cathedral in Dunedin this week.
More than a thousand people thronged onto the grounds at Rathkeale College in Masterton this week to celebrate the ordination of Bishop Waitohiariki Quayle as Pīhopa o Te Upoko o Te Ika and the first Māori woman to be ordained bishop in this Church.
• Dr Jenny Te Paa Daniel's ordination sermon
• Watch the Atiawa Toa FM full video coverage of pōwhiri and ordination (with commentary and interviews in Te Reo Māori)
• Wairarapa Times Age story
•Anglican Communion News Service main feature story
Jacynthia Murphy reports on a recent seminar led by Archbishop Sir David Moxon on recognising the hidden crime of human trafficking in our Pacific region.
Anglican youth leaders have gone out inspired and refreshed after ‘The Abbey’, this year’s national Tikanga Pākehā youth leaders training event which focused on helping young people as they go about ‘Finding the Way.’